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Trucking Safety Violations Bring Steep Fines

Jan
14,
2012
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On Tuesday, January 3rd, the newest federal law went into effect banning the use of cell phones by truckers while driving and with it . . . came steep fines. The FMCSA is stepping up its enforcement against motor carriers … Continue reading

Truckers’ Presence Being Felt by FMCSA

Dec
8,
2011
1

  Fred Schaffner EOBR Comments to MCSAC subcommittee 12-5-11 Click to listen to these powerful Comments On Monday December 5, 2011 Fred Schaffner addressed the FMCSA advisory commitee, MCSAC, regarding EOBRS. Fred has been a friend, colleague, and driver advocate, … Continue reading

Landon Middleton Discusses Trucking Social Media

Aug
24,
2011
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In this age of technology, with instant messaging and the ability to connect and communicate around the globe within a matter of seconds, social media has become a primary source of interactive dialogue for both business and personal strategies. One … Continue reading

Truck Drivers Uniting

Jul
28,
2011
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Press Release: The First Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is uniting, honoring, and giving a bona fide voice to the Professional CDL Driver. Those most concerned individuals, companies and organizations within trucking will meet with America’s Professional Truck Drivers … Continue reading

2011 National Call in Day For Jason’s Law Set For June 23rd

Jun
7,
2011
3

It’s been over 2 years now since the murder of truck driver Jason Rivenburg. By now, most everyone within the trucking industry is familiar with the story of  New York state resident and OTR truck driver, Jason Rivenburg who was … Continue reading

Jason’s Law Update with Congressman Paul Tonko

Jun
1,
2011
1

Congressman Paul Tonko was our guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” , Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 to give an update on the process towards more safe and secure parking areas for the nation’s truck drivers. Known as Bill H. R. … Continue reading

Crime Against Truckers

Apr
11,
2011
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Recent news reports about truck drivers becoming victims of robbery in a Tennessee truck stop has once again raised the important issue of safe and secure parking for truckers.  Crime against truckers have been on the rise in the past … Continue reading

New Owners of IdleAir take over IdleAire

Mar
7,
2011
2

At first glance the title of this post might be confusing, however if you look closely you will see that although the pronunciation remains the same, the spelling is slightly different. The original IdleAire Inc, was a company that offered … Continue reading

Jason’s Law- A tribute to Jason and Hope Rivenburg

Mar
6,
2011
1

March 5, 2009 is the 2 year observance of the murder of Jason Rivenburg, a truck driver from Fultonham, NY who parked in an abandoned gas station in South Carolina, waiting to make his early morning next day delivery. Jason … Continue reading

Overdrive Magazine: 50 Years of Trucking News

Feb
15,
2011
2

The trucking industry has seen many changes over the last 50 years and Overdrive Magazine has led the way in trucking news from the very beginning. From issues with truck parking, the changing face of truck stops and the once … Continue reading

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